10 Influential Movies (Where Everybody Copied the Wrong Thing)

Every once in a while, a movie comes along that changes everything. A film that rewrites the rules and influences a generation of film-makers. But all too often, the people who imitate these ground-breaking movies miss the point. Here are 10 science fiction and fantasy movies from which everybody copied the wrong… » 8/20/13 10:14am 8/20/13 10:14am

Sexy Post-Apocalyptic Fashions and Giant Crossbows from This Year's Mad…

If you've ever fantasized about living in the world of the Mad Max movies, you owe it to yourself to get to the California desert in late September for the annual Road Warrior-inspired festival. This year's Wasteland Weekend promises crazier punk fetishwear... and huge-ass Road Warrior gates with ginormous weaponry. » 7/29/11 4:30pm 7/29/11 4:30pm

The 1980s were when science fiction franchises got big

These days, every cool science fiction universe is a "franchise," meaning that it's a piece of intellectual property separate from any particular creator or even set of characters. It wasn't always that way — everything changed in the 1980s. » 12/14/10 8:30am 12/14/10 8:30am

Three days of Mad Max-style mayhem: an exclusive look at the cars, the…

Fans of the greatest post-apocalyptic movies of them all, the Mad Max trilogy, met in the desert for three days to reenact life in a radioactive oil-thirsty post-apocalyptic wasteland. And we've got the bloody, sexy photos to prove it. » 11/08/10 11:00am 11/08/10 11:00am

25 classic science fiction movies that everybody must watch

Science fiction has rocked cinemas for a century, and the genre has produced many undisputed classics during that time. But which movies are essential viewing for anyone interested in the genre? We broke down the 25 must-watch science fiction films. » 8/25/10 12:00pm 8/25/10 12:00pm